Congressman Fred Keller Explains New Paycheck Protection Program

Bill desRosiersExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … Congressman Fred Keller recently spoke with the Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce about the new version of the Paycheck Protection Program. In October, U.S. Congressman Fred Keller (PA-12th District) visited Linde Corporation in Pittston with U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) administrator Jovita Carranza to gauge the effectiveness of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans that had been distributed

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China Is the Threat But Our Media and Politicians Have Been Bought

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: China threatens our security and environment but has bought off big business, big tech, media and our political establishment.] China is not only building coal-fired plants in its own country, but it is also building them around the world. As of 2019, China had 2,363 active coal-fired power plants and was building another

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Peaking Plants Policy Is Trending Toward Peak Nonsense

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: Peaking plants used in New York City are now in the gun sights of climate fanatics but shutting them all down is foolhardy nonsense.] On January 11, 2021 the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act Power (CLCPA) Generation Advisory Panel met as part

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Natural Gas Now Best Picks of the Week – January 16, 2021

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. As usual, emphasis is added. Defeated State Treasurer Talks Super-Pollutants? The office of Pennsylvania State Treasurer is typically just another row office in the Commonwealth. Not

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Battery Costs in the Billions About to Be Tacked Onto NY Electric Bills

 ... … …[Editor’s Note: New Yorkers are about to see already high electricity bills go even higher thanks to Governor Cuomo’s battery storage plans.] New York will purchase a 100-megawatt battery system to back up its offshore wind fleet, which is expected to total 9 gigawatts of capacity by 2035. The battery will be supplied by South Korean

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PennEast Pipeline Takes Another Step Forward in PA

Kurt KnausSpokesmanPennsylvania Energy Infrastructure Alliance … … [Editor’s Note: There was a Pennsylvania DEP virtual hearing on thee PennEast Pipeline project this week and the need for the project was demonstrated.] The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) tonight hosted a virtual public hearing on two permit applications for construction of Phase 1 of the

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Federal Leasing Ban Would Be Completely Counterproductive

George StarkDirector, External AffairsCabot Oil & Gas … .. [Editor’s Note: The proposed Federal leasing ban would be completely counterproductive both environmentally and economically.] In September 2020, the American Petroleum Institute (API) introduce a report addressing the impact of a ban on federal leasing in the United States. Their analysis explains the burdens that a leasing and development ban

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Green New Deal Ideologies, Fantasies and Realities

Paul DriessenCommittee For A Constructive Tomorrow …. ….  The incoming Biden Administration is going whole hog with the Green New Deal and it promises to be an unmitigated disaster awaiting. Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, AOC, the Democrat Party and US environmentalists are committed to making climate change, the Green New Deal, and replacement of fossil

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Free Speech Is Under Major Assault by Big Tech Fascists

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … The events of this weekend represent a frightening attack on free speech by a Big Tech oligarchy that is increasingly fascist in character. Some of you like President Trump. Some of you don’t. As for me, I believe he has been an outstanding President and has been cheated

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DRBC Lawsuit Finally Going to Trial After Five Years!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Federal Judge Robert Mariani has just issued an opinion that will, after five years, finally result in the DRBC lawsuit going to trial! It’s been five long years, but the DRBC lawsuit is finally going to trial, which is a very positive development for landowners. More importantly, the

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Dark Waters Is A Reminder of the Dark Side of Fractivism

Victor FurmanUpstate New York Landowner, Shale Gas Activist …. ….   [Editor’s Note: Victor Furman does an insightful movie review on Mark Ruffalo’s Dark Waters film, which seems to employ some role reversals.] I happened onto a Netflix movie the other night starring and produced by Mark Ruffalo. It was called Dark Waters. Guess what

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Pennsylvania DEP Policy Director Calls State Rep Environmental Criminal!

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. … … Pennsylvania DEP Policy Director Jessica Shirley attacked State Rep. Scott Perry and labeled him an “environmental criminal” yesterday. This story tells us everything one needs to know about the Wolf Administration and its radical nature. Behind Patrick McDonnell, the mild-mannered Secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection in

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Climate Policy or Climate Injustice (Or Just Climate TomFoolery?)

David KreutzerSenior Economist at Institute for Energy Research … …  [Editor’s Note: Climate policy, as envisioned by global tax and spenders, essentially transfers wealth from the poor to already wealthy elites.] What is the most we should take from a poor person to make somebody who is already four times as rich two-thirds of a

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RGGI Proceeds, Not the Results, Seem to Be Goal

Roger CaiazzaIndependent Researcher and Publisher,Pragmatic Environmentalist of New York … [Editor’s Note: RGGI proceeds for pet Cuomo causes, rather than greenhouse gas reductions, seems to be the primary purpose of the entire program.] The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is likely to generate over $149 million in fiscal year 2021-2022 for New York State investments to support

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Truckers Making It Happen in Gas Fields of Northeast Pennsylvania

Bill desRosiersExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … Truckers are key to the energy industry and so much else. They are the critical path for delivering food and supplying the gas industry. As the state and much of the country deal with a new round of restrictions, the trucking industry must keep moving. We need

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